for the people's seat, not ted kennedy's seat. when he attacked, we challenged his opponent for the bush-cheney policies, not only did he score points but he won votes. there is a way to respond to this. it's simply to say, hey, i wasn't there. this is not part of me. let's focus on the future, not be trapped in the past. >> bill: and take one thing he found interesting in the session last night. >> starting in 2011, we are prepared to freeze government spending for three years. [ applause ] spending related to our national security, medicare, medicaid and social security will not be affected, but all other discretionary government programs will. >> bill: the line went down, he started to explain it, it went occupy.